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The Cult of Done Manifesto

I love this! The Cult of Done Manifesto From Bre Pettis There are three states of being. Not knowing, action and completion. Accept that everything is a draft. It helps to get it done. There is no editing stage. Pretending … Continue reading

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Buying my Zen

In which I rant about the disconnect between being and buying your ideals. Continue reading

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In search of bravery ham

In which our dog decides that she cannot go up the same stairs that she went down. Find out what will override survival instincts in those of the canine persuasion. Continue reading

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This just out–You can’t ride a vacuum to Heaven. Even a cordless.

In which I skewer a vacuum cleaner’s marketing campaign and discover that I might love James Dyson. Continue reading

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At the table with my skates on

I was reminded of the series The Legends of Hockey (kind of like the Baseball series, but with Hockey). I learned a profound lesson from that series. Here it is. One of the legends (I think it was Gordie Howe, … Continue reading

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The Muddiness of Mud

For Christmas 1978 I received a 1979 Calendar. It was The Dennis Lee and Frank Newfeld Alligator Pie Calendar with delightful drawings (by Frank Newfeld) and an accompanying poem for each month (by Dennis Lee). Most of these poems I can still recite … Continue reading

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Double-Click the Lab Rat

I have to remind myself upon occasion that being at the computer does not necessarily mean I’m also being effective. I’ve had this uncomfortable realization lately that after a certain amount of time that really, I’ve just become a lab rat, pressing a … Continue reading

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Who was that masked man?

Whew! Is he gone? I didn’t want to say anything bad about 2008 while he was still in the room, but like, WOAH! Where did that year COME from? AND a leap year to boot so we got to enjoy his company … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Philosophy

Someone got directed to my site using “winter solstice philosophy” as their search string. Sometimes I’m baffled by what Google thinks I have answers to. But, Google, since you’ve put your faith in me, I gave it a little bit of thought. … Continue reading

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We think so you don’t have to

I have been so irritated by these ongoing series of London Drugs commercials that I feel I must say something. First, to get you all up to speed, one of the offending commercials:     To be fair to the … Continue reading

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